FILE - In this June 11, 2013, file photo, a motorist puts fuel in his car's gas tank at a service station in Springfield, Ill. American motorists are bracing for further increases in gas pump prices this summer after average national prices rose 12 cents in the past week alone. AAA says drivers are experiencing "sticker shock" as increased summer demand, unrest in Egypt and production disruptions in the U.S. and other countries push up the price of crude oil and gasoline. The national average price for regular unleaded gasoline was $3.67 a gallon on Friday, July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
Posted: Friday, July 4, 2014 7:45 am
Arizona drivers traveling for Independence Day will notice a bit of an increase in the cost to refill their tanks.
Triple-A Arizona reports the average per gallon for the state has increased by 1.2 cents to $3.587 per gallon, making it the highest average for this weekend since the 2008 price of $4.09. Tucson is the least expensive at $3.375 a gallon while Flagstaff is at the high end again at $3.810 per gallon.
The national average has dropped by 1.7 cents to $3.667 per gallon.
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Friday, July 4, 2014 7:45 am.